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Graduate Certificate of Dementia Studies

2021

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Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Online (FF)
1GC549
871302
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

UDEMS1

Award
Graduate Certificate of Dementia Studies
Faculty/College
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Sector
HE
Area of study
Health and Medicine

The Graduate Certificate of Dementia Studies is an innovative course that will build on the knowledge gained through previous health studies and/or work experience. This course will assist student to develop a deeper understanding of dementia care through online studies.

This course is relevant to all health professionals who wish to undertake postgraduate education in dementia care settings (including residential, inpatient and community settings), this flexible course will prepare you to work within this growing area of speciality care while being supported by the unit coordinator online, via phone or electronic face to face platforms.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies you may progress to the Master of Nursing with advanced standing of completed studies.

Career opportunities

Completing this course may lead to career opportunities working in dementia care settings within the health and human services sector where you work. In addition, completion of post graduate education is a necessity for a wide range of career advances such as management, leadership or education roles or academic or research positions. On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies you may progress to the Master of Nursing with advanced standing of completed studies.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

  • This course is being accredited for delivery in 2021.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consists of four core units.

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.

 

Study plan

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.

 

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

Domestic students - postgraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

 

UAC

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